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Spinitron - KDHX: Memphis to Manchester Thu Jan 31st 2013

Memphis to Manchester (Music)

Thu Jan 31st 2013 7.00am–10.00am

R=listener request. N=music new at the station. L=local music. Your purchases using the Buy it! links

Time zone: central


Mel & Tim “Backfield In Motion”
from Beg, Scream & Shout (Rhino 1997) R  —Well, it is almost Super Bowl Sunday, right? Pretty much a national holiday. Thanks to Rich Reese from Pop The Beat Bubble Burst for suggesting this and reminding me I forgot to play this to kick off the Rams season. - 1969 single written by Mel & Tim.


Sugar Pie DeSanto “Do the Whoopie”
from Brunswick Lost Soul Vol. 1 (Brunswick 2011) —1967 Brunswick single written by Joe Simon. Sugar Pie DeSanto is easier to say than her real name, Umpeylia Marsema Balinton.


Yo La Tengo “Mr. Tough”
from I Am Not Afraid of You And I Will Beat Your Ass (Matador 2006) —Appearing tonight (Thursday 1/31) at the Pageant. Also playing are Calexico. We're talking double-bill of the highest order, here.


The Marketts “Bucket Seats”
from Outer Space, Hot Rods & Superheroes (Ace 2011) —Music bed. 1964 instrumental released by Warner Bros.


Solomon Burke “Keep Looking”
from At The Club....... (Kent 1999) —1966 Atlantic rave-up written by Solomon Burke, Delores Burke, and Mark Burke.


Inez & Charlie Foxx “Mockingbird”
from Count The Days (Charly 1995) —Written by Inez and Charlie Foxx and originally released in 1968. Found on this single-disc retrospective. Really extensive liner notes. Too bad they are all about a different retrospective by Joe Simon. At least, they got the track listing right.


James & Bobby Purify “She Ain't Gonna Do Right”
from Shake a Tail Feather! The Best of James and Bobby Purify (Sundazed 2002) —Previously unissued recording from 1967 written by Dan Penn and Spooner Oldham.


Booker T. And The MGs “Slim Jenkins' Place”
from The Complete Stax-Volt Singles: 1959-1968 (Atlantic 1991) —Music bed. 1967 Stax instrumental written by Duck Dunn, Steve Cropper, Booker T. Jones, and Al Jackson, Jr.


Shirley Ann Lee “There's a Light”
from Local Customs: Downriver Revival (The Numero Group 2009) —Originally released in 1968 as a single for the Revival label. Written by Shirley Ann Lee and her husband, James Lee. Recorded at Double U Sound in Ecorse, MI which was owned and ran by Felton Williams (who played guitar on this track).


The James Hunter Six “Heartbreak”
from Minute By Minute (Concord 2013) N  —From their new album slated for release on February 26. Produced by Bosco Mann of Dap-Kings and Daptone label fame. So glad to hear that the James Hunter 6 will be at SXSW. Highly recommended.


Bettye LaVette “Let Me Down Easy”
from Soul Diva Sessions (Sessions Records 2004) —Recorded in 1969 and written by Jim & Tompall Glasser.


The Pac-Keys “Hip Pocket”
from Charles "Packy" Axton - Late Late Party - 1965-67 (Light In The Attic www.lightintheattic.net 2011) —Music bed. Memphis instrumental recorded circa 1965-67.


Eric Burdon “Devil And Jesus”
from ‘Til Your River Runs Dry (Universal Music Group International 2013) N  —Great feel and vocal arrangements on this Eric Burdon/Gregg Sutton-penned song. Man, I hope he tours behind this. Born in 1941 and still singing like this.


Manassas “Anyway”
from Manassas (Atlantic 1972) —One of my favorite releases of the seventies. This 2-LP debut release featured Stephen Stills, Chris Hillman, Dallas Taylor, Paul Harris, Fuzzy Samuels, Al Perkins, and Joe Lala. They weren't around long but this album is more than enough of a legacy.


Calexico “Maybe On Monday”
from Algiers (Anti- 2012) —Appearing tonight (Thursday 1/31) at the Pageant along with Yo La Tengo.


Calexico “Muleta”
from Hot Rail (Quarterstick 2000) —Music bed. Instrumental written by Joey Burns.


Mariachi El Bronx “Love Sick”
from Chimes of Freedom - The Songs of Bob Dylan (Honoring 50 Years of Amnesty International) (Amnesty International 2012) —From this 2012 4-CD compilation of various artists performing Bob Dylan songs.


Bob Dylan “Changing of the Guards”
from Street Legal (Columbia 1978) —Want to know one of the reasons I love KDHX so much? Because you can hear seven-minute songs like this by Bob Dylan.


Mick Taylor “Slow Blues”
from Mick Taylor (Columbia 1979) —Music bed.


Mick Taylor “Leather Jacket”
from Mick Taylor (Columbia 1979) R  —Written by Mick Taylor and found on his debut solo release.


Jonathan Richman “You Can Have a Cellphone That's OK But Not Me” (musiclikedirt.com 2008) —Jonathan Richman and Tommy Larkin will be at Off Broadway next Wednesday (2/6).


Mink Deville “Spanish Stroll”
from Cabretta (Capitol Records 1977) R  —My first exposure to this record and to the previously played Mick Taylor album were through my brother so I'll send this out to him. Very cool to get requests for these two particular artists.


Bryan Ferry “Positively 4th Street”
from Dylanesque (Virgin 2007) —Quite wonderful stripped-down piano and strings version of the Bob Dylan song. With Bryan Ferry on harmonica, nonetheless.


Richard Thompson “The Knife-Edge”
from Strict Tempo! (Carthage 1981) —Music bed. Instrumental written and arranged by Richard Thompson.


Dom La Nena “Canção Boba”
from Ela (Six Degrees Records 2013) N  —New debut release from this Brazialian-born cellist & singer-songwriter.


Helena Espvall & Masaki Batoh “Bicinium”
from Helena Espvall & Masaki Batoh (Drag City Inc. 2008) —Medieval instrumental with Helena Espvall on cello and Masaki Batoh on tingsha which has a delicate bell sound..


Andrea Corr “Pale Blue Eyes”
from Lifelines (A.C. Records 2011) —Beautifully sung and orchestrated version of the Velvet Underground song written by Lou Reed.


Dean & Britta “Ann Buchanan Theme”
from 13 Most Beautiful: Songs For Andy Warhol's Screen Tests (Double Feature Records 2010) —Music bed.


The Joy Formidable “The Ladder Is Ours”
from Wolf's Law (Atlantic 2013) —This sophomore release by the Welsh trio just came out this week. This song was written and the strings were arranged by Ritzy Bryan and Rhydian Dafydd.


Jacques Dutronc “Le Responsable”
from Blow Up A Go-Go! (V2 1999) —1969 song written by Jaques Lansman and Jacques Dutronc.


The Kinks “I'm Not Like Everybody Else”
from Greatest Hits (marble arch 1966) —1966 B-side of "Sunny Afternoon" written by Ray Davies.


The Pastel Six “Bandido”
from Intoxica! Strange And Sleazy Instrumental Sounds From the SoCal Suburbs (Ace Records 2006) —Music bed. 1962 Southern California garage instrumental recorded for the Zen label.


The School “Let It Slip”
from Loveless Unbeliever (Elefant 2010) —This band is from Cardiff, Wales and is fronted by singer-songwriter, Liz Hunt. Pop gems aplenty on this album.


The Jump Starts “Carrying On”
from What Hides Inside (Loud Label 2012) N L —From the St. Louis band's debut release and featuring the vocals of Justin Johnson and Sarah Ross.


Syd Straw “Think Too Hard”
from Surprise (Virgin 1989) —Written by Peter Holsapple and featuring Marshall Crenshaw and Eric Ambel on guitar.


Ben Vaughn “Heaven Above”
from Instrumental Stylings (Bar/None Records www.bar-none.com 1995) —Music bed.


Eels “My Timing Is Off”
from Hombre Lobo (E Works 2009) —I can't imagine most people not being able to identify with these lyrics at one time or another.


Field Music “Terrapin”
from The Madcap Laughs Again (Mojo 2009) —Fine version of the Syd Barrett song by the band from Sunderland, UK.


The Beatles “I'm Looking Through You”
from Rubber Soul (CAPITOL 1965) —Vocals by Paul McCartney and John Lennon with Ringo on Hammond organ.


Booker T. And The MGs “You Can't Do That”
from McLemore Avenue (expanded) (Concord 2011) —Music bed. Mid-60s instrumental version of the Beatles song.


The LoneTones “Shame”
from Modern Victims (Little Thing Records 2012) —Words and music by Steph Gunnoe.


T-Bone Burnett “Shut It Tight”
from Twenty Twenty: The Essential T Bone Burnett (Columbia Records/Legacy 2006) —Written by T-Bone Burnett and featuring Richard Thompson on mandolin.


Jon Langford & Sally Timms “Broken Bottle”
from Por Vida (Or Music 2004) —Written by Alejandro Escovedo.


Carrie Rodriguez “Whiskey Runs Thicker Than Blood”
from Give Me All You Got (Ninth Street Opus 2013) —Appearing at the Old Rock House in a couple of weeks (Wed 2/13).


Joe Stickley “Going Home (in a Streetcar Named Desire)”
from Wasn't It Pretty - EP (Peola 2013) N L —Joe Stickley and Chicago Farmer will be having a dual CD release party in a couple of weeks (Friday 2/15) at Off Broadway. Cindy Woolf and Mark Bilyeu will also be on the bill.


Dolly Varden “Del Mar, 1976”
from For a While (Mid-Fi 2013) N  —Written by Steve Dawson and found on this highly recommended new release.


Charlie Rich “I Take It On Home”
from Columbia Country Classics: The Nashville Sound (CBS 1990) —Recorded in 1972.


Sammi Smith “I've Got To Have You”
from The Best of Sammi Smith (Varese Sarabande 1996) —1972 Mega single written by Kris Kristofferson.


Neko Case “I Wish I Was the Moon”
from Blacklisted (Bloodshot www.bloodshotrecords.com 2002) —One of Neko Case's most beautiful melodies.


Tom Waits “Come On Up To the House”
from Mule Variations Album (Anti- / Epitaph 1999) —"Come down off the cross / We can use the wood." - Written by Tom Waits & Kathleen Brennan.


Eggtooth “90 Miles An Hour”
from Sundowner (Candlebone Records 1994) —Featuring Moris Tepper on lead vocals. He has played guitar with both Captain Beefheart and Tom Waits.

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